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City giving away free toilets to low-income homeowners

May 5th, 2011 · No Comments

Seattle Public Utilities is once again giving away free high-efficiency toilets for city residents who qualify.

Toilets offered by Seattle Public Utilities flush well, help conserve water, and save homeowners money. Replacement of older toilets with high-efficiency models can save a family of four up to 24,000 gallons of water and $140 each year.

To be eligible for a free toilet installed by a licensed plumber:

  • You must be a homeowner of any age with a Seattle Public Utilities account.
  • You must currently live in the home you own.
  • Your existing toilets were manufactured before 1994.
  • You meet income guidelines for your household size

 Here are the income guidelines by number of people in the family, annual incomem and monthlyincome.

1 – $30,036; $2,503
2 – $39,276; $3,273
3 – $48,516; $4,043
4 – $57,756; $4,813
5 – $66,996; $5,583
6 – $76,236; $6,353

The Seattle Human Services Department’s Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens is partnering with Seattle Public Utilities and Senior Services’ Minor Home Repair program on this program. To sign up or get more information, contact Minor Home Repair at 206-448-5751, (TTY 206-448-5025), or e-mail UDP@seattle.gov.

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